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Following the Hunter's Moon

Following the Hunter's Moon

Regardless of where you live in the South, there is probably a healthy population of whitetail deer nearby. Even in a development located in a rural...

Squirrel Hunting: the Right Game for Young Hunters

Squirrel Hunting: the Right Game for Young Hunters

Experienced hunter, father, and grandpa Jim Mize reflects on the life lessons and self-sufficiency skills he learned during his first hunting...

Recognizing the Evidence of Wildlife Around Us

Recognizing the Evidence of Wildlife Around Us

Wildlife exists almost everywhere, even in the shadow of civilization. We have only to perceive it in another dimension. Our human senses have been...

How To Buy The Right ATV or UTV For Your Rural Land

How To Buy The Right ATV or UTV For Your Rural Land

Learn how to buy the right ATV or UTV for your rural land with these simple tips from a 20+ year industry expert.

Tips For Implementing Nature Journaling With Children Of All Ages

Tips For Implementing Nature Journaling With Children Of All Ages

We talked to a veteran homeschooling mom in Western North Carolina, for details on what a nature journal is, and how to get started with one.

Special Gifts for Father's Day

Special Gifts for Father's Day

An outdoorsman, survivalist, gardener, primitive crafts hobbyist, hunter, fisherman, Dad and Grandpa shares his advice on great Father's Day Gifts...

Frozen Like A Deer In The Headlights: New Technology Could Reduce Deer Collisions By 90

Frozen Like A Deer In The Headlights: New Technology Could Reduce Deer Collisions By 90%

If you drive on country roads, chances are you've either hit or nearly collided with a deer frozen in the headlights. Deer collisions are common and...

Camping in Bear Country

Camping in Bear Country

Camping brings you up close and personal with nature, whether you car camp or venture far into the backwoods. But when camping in bear country, it's...

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Are you interested in investing in timberland but don't know where to start? We interviewed certified Forester and educator, Danielle Atkins of Land...

How Country Living Can Boost Brain Health in Adults, Children and Seniors

How Country Living Can Boost Brain Health in Adults, Children and Seniors

Have recent events got you feeling in need of a brain boost? Research shows that living in the country can have numerous direct and indirect benefits...